An Owen Magic Holdout – a card cheating device made by Owen Magic Supreme. Continue reading “They stole almost $900,000 from a casino using 19th Century technology”
H. L. Mencken
"The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it. Continue reading “The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.”
Some panic in the Air Canada cockpit
When the first officer on an Air Canada Boeing 767 airplane woke up from his nap during a night flight, he thought the bright dot of the planet Venus was an aircraft. Continue reading “The long nap that almost killed everyone”
Michael Anthony Mooney, who performs under the name "The Great Moodini," is lucky to be alive.
Continue reading “Magic stunt almost kills handcuffed magician”
The sign of the Red Devil
He was looking for "love" at Red Devil Fitness and Spa in Las Vegas.
Men looking for sex ask cab drivers where they can get some action. Continue reading “Man almost killed looking for sex in Vegas”
It’s not quite an optical illusion, but I like this illustration anyway. Continue reading “Four teacups on a table – almost an illusion”
"For the exhibition Re-kwi-siet during the Dutch Design Week Bart created a curtain with an imaginary spotlight. Continue reading “A real-world optical illusion. You… almost in the spotlight”
The Neanderthal Man… WHAT primitive passions… WHAT mad desires drove him on…? He held them all in the grip of deadly terror… nothing could keep him from the money he claimed as his own! Continue reading “Almost every fraud is a very old fraud”
The guns were displayed on TV.
At about 7:20 in the morning, a woman walked up to the Classic Coffee shop in Glendora, California, and saw a man inside who was wearing a bandanna and a hooded sweatshirt and holding a gun. Continue reading “A coffeeshop robbery almost breaks bad”